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Sun Valley Police Jail Information
90 Elkhorn Road
Sun Valley, ID 83353
Phone Number: 208-622-5345
The Sun Valley Police Jail is located at 90 Elkhorn Road in Sun Valley, ID and is a medium security police department jail operated by the Sun Valley Police Department.This guide tells you information about anything you might need to know about the Sun Valley Police Jail, such as how to find an inmate at the Sun Valley Police Jail, the jail’s address and phone number, intake procedures and booking, court information and records, and much, much more.
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The purpose of this guide is to give you advice and information you need to make getting locked up less stressfull. If you have specific questions, feel free to ask them, and also any feedback or comments that would be beneficial to other people in the same situation would be appreciated.
Sun Valley Police Jail Inmate Search
Do you know someone that is incarcerated and don’t know how to find them? Do you know someone who has been arrested and you need to find out where they are?
To search who is in jail at the Sun Valley Police Jail you need to use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Sun Valley Police Jail Inmate Locator is a list of people who have been arrested, including current status, and schedule for visitation. You can also get the same information about anybody booked or discharged in the past 24 hour period. Inmates are listed in alphabetical order by their last name. You’ll be able to locate their arrest information faster if you enter their full name, date of birth, or inmate ID.
Sun Valley Police Jail Policies and Procedures
The intake process at the Sun Valley Police Jail is made up of the following steps:
You will get put in a holding cell. If the jail is really busy, you may not be processed immediately.
First, you will have to answer a bunch of questions, like what is your full name, street address, birthdate and contact person, and also, you will also be asked about your mental and medical history. Next, You will be given an inmate ID and you will be fingerprinted. Then, all of your personal property will be taken from you and stored until you get discharged from jail.
They will let you use the telephone in order to get in touch with a family member, friend, or loved-on.
If you are expected to be released quickly, you might get to keep wearing your own clothes, otherwise you you will be given a jumpsuit.
When you pay your bail, you will get discharged from jail. Getting discharged may take anywhere between 30 minutes to quite a few hours. In simple terms, the quicker bail is posted, the sooner you will be freed. It also depends on if you have a cash bond amount or if the judge needs to determine your bail amount. For lesser charges, you will be booked and get released without having to post bail. When you have served out your jail sentence and have a release date, expect to be released in the morning.
Sun Valley Police Jail Visitation
In order to have visitors, inmates need to give each visitor’s name to the Sun Valley Police Jail before you can visit. Your visitor’s information will be entered in a log of approved visitors for the requesting inmate. Each visitor is required to provide identification. Visitors showing up late or that does not have a visting order will not be allowed to visit the inmate.
Jail visitation policies frequently change, so make sure that you call the jail at 208-622-5345 before you try to go to visitation.
|Monday||9:00am – 5:00pm|
|Tuesday||9:00am – 5:00pm|
|Wednesday||9:00am – 5:00pm|
|Thursday||9:00am – 5:00pm|
|Friday||9:00am – 5:00pm|
|Saturday||9:00am – 5:00pm|
|Sunday||9:00am – 5:00pm|
To visit an inmate at the Sun Valley Police Jail you have to be added to this person’s approved visitation list.
Be sure to take your up to date government issued ID or valid driver’s license when you go to visit or you will not be allowed to enter.
No phones at Sun Valley Police Jail, and you will be searched before you can visit. No personal belongings. Anybody under must obtain the permission of both the superintendent and their individual supervising officer before visiting. Usually is not normally approved.
If a visitor is younger than 18 years of age is related to the inmate, they will have to be accompanied by an adult family member or guardian to include a member of the inmate’s extended family. If the visitor is younger than 18 years of age and is not related to the inmate, the minor visitor must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
Sending Mail to Inmates
This is what you need to know about sending letters, photos, postcards, greeting cards and even magazines to an inmate at the Sun Valley Police Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Sun Valley Police Jail is always searched and inspected for contraband that might threaten the security, safety or well-being of the facility, its staff, and inmates. Inmates can only receive metered, unstamped, plain white postcards no larger than 4″ x 6″ as mail. The writing on the postcard has to be in pencil or blue or black ink. If it has a stamp on it, it will get returned. If you write in green ink, then it will get returned. If you send any other kind of mail will be returned to the sender. If there is no return address on it, then the unauthorized mail will be stored in the inmate’s locker until the inmate gets release.
Do not include any of these things in the mail that you send to an inmate: any kind of threat to jail order, any description of the manufacture of weapons, bombs, incendiary devices, or tools for escape; do not encourage or advocate any kind of violence, hate speech, or racial or ethnic supremacy. Inmates are not allowed to write to other inmates.
If you would like to send a letter to an inmate at Sun Valley Police Jail, use this address:
Sun Valley Police Jail
90 Elkhorn Road
Sun Valley, ID 83353
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Sun Valley Police Jail
90 Elkhorn Road
Sun Valley, ID 83353
The Sun Valley Police Jail mail policy changes often, so double check the site before send a letter to someone in jail there.
Sending Other Things to an Inmate
There are strict procedures that you must follow to send anything to an inmate at the Sun Valley Police Jail. This includes sending money for to spend in the commissary, sending regular mail or photos, sending money for phone calls, and even postcards.
This page covers everthing you need to know about the Sun Valley Police Jail to help you follow these procedures and guidelines. If you have questions, or there is something that you were looking for, but did not find, please contact us using the contact link in the site menu.
If you believe you have a warrant out for your arrest, you can check the arrest warrants on the Blaine County jail website or you can call the jail directly. You have to have their first and last name. Or, you can just go down to the jail and ask one of the officers. You should know that there is an outstanding warrant for your arrest, you will be taken into custody immediately.
Arrest Record Search
If you know the person’s first and last name, and their arrest date, contact the Blaine County jail, by phone, in person, or look online. Arrest records are in the public record and this information is accessible by the public.
Court Records are public records. Court Records include a case file containing a docket and any documents and filings filed in the court case. You can access the court records on the website, or at the Blaine County Clerk of Court office where the case was filed.
Each state keeps a record of people’s criminal background. These state databases are all linked and you can track criminal backgrounds from any other state. Go to the Blaine County Courthouse and inquire, or check the website. It helps to know which county the crime occurred in, and if it was in a different state entirely, you may have to pay a fee for a more comprehensive search.
When you look up someone’s criminal record you will be able to get a report detailing any arrests, charges, or convictions that may be on a person’s record for any crimes they may have committed, which could include DUI or DWI, drug offenses, kidnapping, sex offenses which could include rape, and sexual assault, violent crimes including assault, battery and murder, or theft, breaking and entering.
Money & Commissary
The rules for sending money to inmates change frequently, so double check the Sun Valley Police Jail site before you send any money.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Sun Valley Police Jail
You will have your own ‘bank account’ while in jail. This money is used to purchase items from the Commissary. Family and friends can deposit money into this account for you, and any money you earn while in prison will also be deposited into your account. Outside money can be paid in to your account via a money order, cash or check. If someone sends a check or money order, make sure that they write your inmate ID on it. The maximum amount you are allowed in your account is $290 per month.
Guidelines For Sending Money To An Inmate
Before you send any money you should find out what online money transfer companies the jail your inmate is incarcerated in uses. The exact method that the Sun Valley Police Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at 208-622-5345 to get the current payment method.
You may be required to be on the inmate’s visitation list in order to send them money, and be aware that they may have a limit on how much you deposit at one time, like $200-300 at a time, or a limit on how much money may be in the inmate’s account at one time.
Some of the money transfer firms being used by various facilities include JPay, MoneyGram, AccessCorrections, OffenderConnect, Touchpayonline, JailATM, WU, smartdeposit, and tigercommissary.
If an inmate has fines or are required to pay restitution then they will be subject to garnishment of their commissary/trust account. If the inmate has a garnishment, then money to pay them will be taken from the inmateâ€™s bank account. In some cases it may be a percentage or the entire amount of the obligation, but the actual percentage depends on the circumstances. We recommend that inmates talk to the counselor at their facility and try to find out. You can also try to make an arrangement so that only a percentage of your commissary funds are taken, instead of all your funds take at one time.
The commissary is the Sun Valley Police Jail store. An inmate can buy a number of things here, like personal items, food, and things for writing. Remember that you will most likely want to buy things from the commissary every day, and any infractions will cause you to lose commissary privileges.
The Commissary will sell a selection of different products that inmates can purchase if they have enough money in their trust account. These products include clothes, shoes, small snacks and other food items, as well as hygiene products such as soap, shampoo, and disposable razors for shaving. The commissary also sells other things like books and magazines, televisions and radios, playing cards, headphones, MP3 players, and electronic tablets. They also sell everything need to write home to family, friends, and loved ones: paper, envelopes, and stamps. If an inmate is indigent and cannot afford paper and stamps, the jail will provide these things to an inmate who has not had any money in their commissary account for at least 30 days.
Phone Calls & Phone Usage Policy
Phone calls that inmates are allowed to make from the Sun Valley Police Jail are collect calls or through a pre-paid phone account . Calls made in jail are usually more expensive than regular phone calls. Phone calls are restricted on when you can make phone calls, how long you can talk, and how often you can make calls, but inmates should keep in mind that a long line can form at the phones, because everyone wants to use the phone, too. If you are under any sort of disciplinary procedure, your ability to use the phone might get reduced or cut altogether.
Phone Number: 208-622-5345
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service companies have exclusive contracts at every facility that they operate the phone services for, which means that they they control the prices. The profits these phone service providers make off of all of the phone calls that inmates make are split with the facility, so there is no incentive for the jail or the counselors at the facility to show inmates or their family how to save money on inmate phone calls at the Sun Valley Police Jail. The rates are posted and there are at least two pricing tiers based on where the inmate is calling. These three factors will determine how much an inmate phone call will cost: Where you are located; Where your inmate is located, What type of phone number you have.
For example, if your inmate is in federal prison, if you get a new local number then this will decrease your inmate’s phone call rate from $.21 per minute to only $.06 per minute.
For the other correctional facilities like state prisons, and local and county jails finding out how to lower your inmates phone charges can be more difficult. ArrestedResources.com keeps up to date with all of the changes that affect your inmate’s calling rate and in most cases is able to offer you an inmate calling number that will save you a lot of money on how much it costs you to call your inmate. In some cases, we won’t be able to save you money on your inmate calls, and therefore we will not offer you an inmate calling number. In these cases, the jail or prison has set their phone rates in a way that nobody can save you money.
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